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UMass, Lawmakers Tout Fishing Research Funding

The Mass. state budget includes $450,000 for UMass Dartmouth's School of Marine Science and Technology.

Its the second year in a row that lawmakers have provided funding to study the ground-fish stocks off New England

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Photo, Tom Ervin, Getty Images

Mosquitoes Carrying EEE Found In Eastern Mass.

Massachusetts public health officials say the Eastern equine encephalitis virus has been found in the state for the first time this summer.

The Department of Public Health said Friday that the mosquito sample was collected Tuesday in Bridgewater

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LBJ Presidential Library Hosts Summit Marking 50 Years Since Civil Rights Act Of 1964

Former Celtic And NBA Great Has Health Scare

If you ask most people who the best player in NBA history is, you'll most likely hear a lot of nods for Lebron and MJ. While those two are tremendously skilled and both have winning pedigrees, there should be no questioning the correct answer to who is the greatest winner in NBA history. The answer's a lock...Bill Russell

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New Bedford Beach Closures

The New Bedford Health Department has announced some recreational beach areas will be closed Thursday due to high bacteria counts caused by the recent heavy rainfall and flooding.

Towers 1 and 4 and Davys Locker on East Rodney French Blvd will be closed

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SLAMDiabetes

The New Bedford Bay Sox will help battle diabetes this weekend with the SlamDiabetes Bay Sox Classic at Walsh Field at New Bedford High School.

The Wiffle® Ball tournament will raise money to help send local kids to day camps where they can learn how to better manage their disease

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Before Talking, Babies’ Brains Rehearse

Babies rehearse how to talk long before saying their first words. Babies begin to distinguish speech patterns and sounds as early as seven months.

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Westport Sends Letter Warning About Water

A letter about water could be in the mailbox of some Westport residents.

The Herald News says water testing showed trihalomethane levels of 52 parts per billion in the Fall River water supply for Westport users

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Eye Test May Detect Alzheimer’s Years Ahead Of Diagnosis

An eye test may be able to identify people who have Alzheimer's years before they are actually diagnosed. Detecting the brain-wasting disease at an early stage could help researchers develop new therapies for treating Alzheimer's patients

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The Deadliest Creature On Earth Spreads Virus

The deadliest creature on earth has been causing us human beings trouble for a very long time! They kill over 725,000 people a year, every year!

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Governor Signs Law Regulating Compounding Pharmacies

 

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a law overhauling state oversight of compounding pharmacies in Massachusetts.

The measure had been in the works for nearly two years since a nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to the now-closed New England Compounding Center in Framingham. A t

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